Dying with style: infant death and its context in a rural industrial township 1650-1830.

@article{King1997DyingWS,
  title={Dying with style: infant death and its context in a rural industrial township 1650-1830.},
  author={S. King},
  journal={Social history of medicine : the journal of the Society for the Social History of Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          3-24
        }
}
  • S. King
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • Social history of medicine : the journal of the Society for the Social History of Medicine
The literature on the demographic impact of rural industrialization in England has lagged somewhat behind continental inspired historiography. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the sphere of infant mortality, where commentators have failed to balance the effects of rural industry on health and welfare--such as higher earnings and the existance of more dense kinship networks--with the negative effects--proximity of rural industrial areas to rapidly growing towns, poor public health and… Expand
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